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Thank you for choosing to dine with us. To help ensure the safety of our guests and employees during this time, we have set in place new dining standards. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and loyalty.

We’re Making Dining Indoors Safer 

As dining moves indoors, our top priority remains our commitment to providing a safe, clean, and healthy experience.

That is why we are excited to implement technology developed by AIRPHX (pronounced “air-fix”) into all of our restaurants nationwide.  After extensive research and with the advice of experts, we’ve concluded that this is the best system for us.

Here’s how it works

AIRPHX features “cold plasma” chambers intended to kill harmful airborne and surface organisms throughout the day. Used in hospitals, healthcare facilities, Olympic training centers, universities, police and fire stations, and casinos, it eliminates 90-98% of influenza, coronaviruses, norovirus, hepatitis, salmonella, listeria, e.coli, and over 30 common bacteria and viruses both in the air and on surfaces.

This is just one more important step that we are taking to continue improving health and safety measures in our restaurants, and we want to thank you for your continued confidence in us.

Additional Safety Measures

Dine-in capacity will remain at 50% in the dining room, 50% on the patio.
We’re introducing disposable and digital menus and will maintain thorough sanitation procedures and continuous hand washing.
Guests are required to wear masks while in the restaurant, masks are required during all interactions with the service team and only to be removed when eating or drinking.
All guests must confirm they have not traveled to any area on the current travel restriction list within the last 14 days
To help offset restrictions on our business resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, a 5% surcharge has been added to all guest checks. If you would like this removed, please let us know.

Your continued support and patience during this time are truly appreciated. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.


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You’ve booked your Chicago wedding venue, you’ve selected your wedding party and now it’s time to create your guest list and send out save-the-dates and invitations. The first thing to determine is the theme or feeling that you want your invitations to evoke. Are you having your ceremony and reception in a modern space? Consider a black and white pallet. Hosting your Chicago wedding reception at Osteria Via Stato? Then, draw from the Italian feel and natural colors.

Save-the-dates are typically sent out about 3 to 4 months from the wedding date. If a majority of your family and friends live out of town, then 6 months is acceptable too. You want your save-the-dates to match your overall theme of your Chicago wedding. Opt for a postcard, use a magnet or send a photo to your guests. Be sure to use clear fonts that are easy to read and mention that a formal invitation will be sent later.

Formal invitations should be clear and give a few key points – when and where your wedding will be held, a brief timeline of events and of course, local hotels and lodging options in a few price points. Use a bi-folding or tri-fold card to save money on printing and paper. And, if you want to go green, opt for using email invitations. Though not conventional ,they are much less expensive and can be easier to track if someone received them or not.  Also, don’t forget to send rehearsal dinner information to guests at this time too. Make sure to double check the invitation list, to ensure that someone doesn’t get rehearsal dinner info that shouldn’t.

Below are a few examples of invitations and save the dates that we love! And if you ever have any questions, allow our expert wedding planners to help you out!

Organic Feel

Make a Map

Modern with a Twist

Tuscan Romance